District News


Homecoming 2016

posted Sep 19, 2016, 2:58 PM by Vicky Carlson   [ updated Sep 19, 2016, 2:58 PM ]

2016-2017 Registration

posted Jul 21, 2016, 5:33 AM by Vicky Carlson   [ updated Jul 21, 2016, 5:33 AM ]

Registration will be held on August 4 from 9-1 and 3-7 at both the Elementary and Middle-High School. 

2016 - 2017 School Calendar

posted Apr 13, 2016, 6:32 AM by Andrea Bolduc   [ updated Apr 13, 2016, 6:33 AM ]


Congratulations to Eden Henrikson!

posted Feb 14, 2016, 3:30 AM by Vicky Carlson   [ updated Feb 14, 2016, 3:30 AM ]

After placing third in Prose Reading at the Sectional Meet in Pekin. Eden will represent AlWood High School at the State Speech Contest on February 19 & 20 at the Peoria Convention Center. Good Luck next week!

Boys & Girls Basketball Tournament Games for 12/28 Cancelled

posted Dec 28, 2015, 8:49 AM by Andrea Bolduc

Both Boys' and Girls' Basketball Tournament Games for Monday, December 28th have been cancelled due to the weather.  Games will be rescheduled for Tuesday, December 29th.  Tuesday's games will then be played on Wednesday, December 30th.

Class of 2016 Illinois State Scholars

posted Dec 1, 2015, 11:27 PM by Vicky Carlson

Congratulations to this year's Illinois State Scholars: Molly Albrecht, Anthoney Brown, and Aliza Johnson. Based on their exceptional class rank and ACT scores, these seniors have been named among the top academic students in the state.

Another Successful AlWood Grad: Rocky Caulkins

posted Sep 27, 2015, 1:46 PM by AlWood Admin   [ updated Sep 27, 2015, 1:50 PM ]

Read about AlWood Grad Rocky Caulkins featured in an article in the Galesburg Register Mail. 

Congratulations, Mr. Fornander

posted Aug 27, 2015, 7:54 AM by AlWood Admin   [ updated Aug 27, 2015, 7:54 AM ]

2015 IESA Fine Art Award Winner for Music: Robert Fornander

The recipients who earned the Fine Art recognition awards -- the Distinguished Service Award and the Class Act Award -- are teacher-coaches who have set the bar high.

This is the sixth year for the presentation of the Distinguished Service Award. The recipients must be actively involved in IESA Music and demonstrate the ability to develop and promote standards of good performance practices, integrity and life skills within their students. The contributions of the award winner must have positively impacted students and the school community.

The individuals are nominated by their school peers, and the winners are voted upon by the IESA's Music Advisory Committee. For the Distinguished Service Award winner, the contributions must be significant and/or long term for someone involved with Music for over eight years of teaching and directing.

Robert Fornander, has served as both a music teacher and director at AlWood Middle School and High School, has dedicated 23 years to music education on his way to winning the 2015 Distinguished Service Award. According to Principal David Mills, "Bob is a great talent who has been able to take the resources of a small school and make a big product that we can all be proud of." Bob's passion for music extends to his teaching. He inspires the kids to meet their potential and to be well rounded students as he encourages them to participate in other activities as well. His enthusiasm for music and his students has the middle school students looking forward to involvement in the high school program as well. Bob has earned the respect of his students and his peers as he continues to inspire students through music and hard work.

Congratulations to Robert Fornander, the 2015 Distinguished Service Award Winner.

Mission Statement/Vision Statement

posted Jul 28, 2015, 6:31 AM by Andrea Bolduc


Welcome to AlWood's New Website!

posted Mar 22, 2015, 3:46 AM by AlWood Admin   [ updated Jun 26, 2015, 12:34 PM ]

Please be patient as we continue to add information and pages to our new website. It will go live by July 1, but will continue to be updated through the rest of the summer. 

If you have questions or comments, contact the webmaster: alwoodadmin@alwood.net

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